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Gastroenterology: Esophageal ulcer — Medical treatment. Treatment

Esophageal ulcer is usually regarded as a complication of esophagitis or hernia disease. A significant contribution to the development of this pathology is made by bad habits (smoking, alcohol abuse), which explains its prevalence among middle-aged men. In most cases, the disease can be treated successfully by conservative methods.

Diagnostic Measures

The treatment tactics is developed based on the survey results. The optimal diagnostic program includes:

  • gastroenterologist’s consultation,
  • clinical examination,
  • collection of anamnestic information,
  • complete and biochemical blood counts,
  • abdominal ultrasound,
  • urease test to identify Helicobacter pylori.

Prolonged exposure of digestive tract walls to Helicobacter pylori may trigger the cancer development. Therefore, when the urease test yields positive results, the patient is recommend to pass additional tests:

  • hemoccult test,
  • gastroscopy with biopsy.

These techniques can detect malignant tumors at early stages.

Treatment Methods

Proper nutrition is extremely important for esophageal ulcer. The patients are advised not to overeat, stop irritating the mucous membranes with food and adhere to the schedule of meals. To alleviate the condition, symptomatic therapy is selected (antacids, astringents, regenerating agents etc.).

Treatment efficacy is monitored by endoscopy. After removal of acute effects, the patient is provided individual recommendations for further treatment and disease prevention.

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University Hospital Rechts der Isar of the Munich Technical University

10/10 from 70 Votes

Department of Gastroenterology and Endocrinology

Conservative treatment of esophageal ulcer #179091

The Department of Internal Medicine II – Gastroenterology at the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar offers the full range of modern methods of endoscopic and sonographic examinations and performs all relevant gastroenterological and endocrine function examinations.


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University Hospital Frankfurt am Main

10/10 from 97 Votes

Department of Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, Allergology and Endocrinology

Conservative treatment of esophageal ulcer #76137

According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, Allergology and Endocrinology ranks among the top German departments specializing in diabetes treatment! The main areas of specialization of the department include gastroenterology, hepato...


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Academic Hospital Sachsenhausen at the Goethe University Frankfurt

10/10 from 23 Votes

Department of Cardiology, Gastroenterology and Sleep Medicine

Conservative treatment of esophageal ulcer #334264

The Department of Cardiology, Gastroenterology and Sleep Medicine covers a full range of diagnostics and treatment of all diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and cardiovascular diseases. In addition, the department specializes in the study of sleep and related phenomena.


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location_searchingCity: Frankfurt am Main

Academic Hospital Neuperlach Munich

9.8/10 from 11 Votes

Departments of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Conservative treatment of esophageal ulcer #176953

The department of gastroenterology and hepatology diagnosed and treated diseases of gastro-intestinal system and associated organs as gallbladder, pancreas and liver.


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University Hospital Cologne

9.8/10 from 82 Votes

Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectiology

Conservative treatment of esophageal ulcer #77905

The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectiology treats patients suffering from diseases of digestive system, liver and biliary tract.


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location_searchingCity: Cologne
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Academic Hospital Asklepios Barmbek Hamburg

9.5/10 from 23 Votes

Department of Gastroenterology

Conservative treatment of esophageal ulcer #356333

The Department of Gastroenterology offers the full range of services in this focus. The medical team of the department specializes in the treatment of all kinds of benign and malignant diseases of the gastrointestinal tract (esophagus, stomach, small and large intestine, pancreas, liver and bile ducts).


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location_searchingCity: Hamburg

Academic Hospital Bogenhausen Munich

9.2/10 from 43 Votes

Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Gastroenterological Oncology

Conservative treatment of esophageal ulcer #153087

The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Gastroenterological Oncology at the Academic Hospital Bogenhausen provides treatment for all diseases and disorders of the digestive system, including malignant tumors.


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University Hospital Muenster

9.8/10 from 78 Votes

Department of Gerneral Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Metabolic Disorders (Medical Department B)

Conservative treatment of esophageal ulcer #151331

The Department of General Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Metabolic Disorders (Medical Department B) at the University Hospital Muenster offers a wide range of services in the treatment of internal organs with a focus on gastrointestinal diseases (gastroenterology).


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location_searchingCity: Muenster
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Vivantes Humboldt Hospital Berlin

9.7/10 from 23 Votes

Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Diabetology

Conservative treatment of esophageal ulcer #337732

The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Diabetology treats a wide range of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, gallbladder, ducts, pancreas, cancer, as well as infections.


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location_searchingCity: Berlin

Vivantes Neukölln Hospital Berlin

10/10 from 23 Votes

Department of Gastroenterology, Diabetology and Hepatology

Conservative treatment of esophageal ulcer #357969

The Department of Gastroenterology, Diabetology and Hepatology offers the full range of services in these medical fields. The department provides high-quality diagnostics, as well as medical and endoscopic treatment of diseases of the abdominal cavity of any severity.


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location_searchingCity: Berlin

Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center

9.9/10 from 23 Votes

Department of Gastroenterology

Conservative treatment of esophageal ulcer #330039

The Department of Gastroenterology at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of a broad range of diseases of the digestive system.


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location_searchingCity: Tel Aviv

Hannover Medical School

9.8/10 from 43 Votes

Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endocrinology

Conservative treatment of esophageal ulcer #246187

The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endocrinology at the Hannover Medical School offers treatment of bowel and liver diseases, diseases of the endocrine system, metabolic disorders and diabetes at the highest medicine level.


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Rambam Health Care Campus Haifa

9.8/10 from 23 Votes

Department of Gastroenterology

Conservative treatment of esophageal ulcer #328827

The Department of Gastroenterology at Rambam Health Care Campus specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of patients with different diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, biliary tract, pancreas, as well as those who suffer from inflammatory bowel diseases.


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location_searchingCity: Haifa

St. Vincentius Clinic Karlsruhe

9.8/10 from 23 Votes

Department of Gastroenterology, Endocrinology and Diabetology

Conservative treatment of esophageal ulcer #336118

The Department of Gastroenterology, Endocrinology and Diabetology specializes in inpatient and outpatient treatment of patients with diseases of the stomach, intestines, liver, pancreas (gastroenterology), diseases of the hormonal glands (endocrinology) and diabetes.


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location_searchingCity: Karlsruhe

Marienhaus Hospital St. Elisabeth Neuwied

9.8/10 from 23 Votes

Department of Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology)

Conservative treatment of esophageal ulcer #292537

The Department of Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology) has a total of 128 beds. The Department of Gastroenterology at the Marienhaus Klinikum St.


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location_searchingCity: Neuwied

Vivantes Auguste-Viktoria Hospital Berlin

9.7/10 from 23 Votes

Department of Infectology, Gastroenterology, Oncology

Conservative treatment of esophageal ulcer #341063

The doctors of the Department of Infectology, Gastroenterology, Oncology specialize in the prevention, diagnosis and nonoperative treatment of diseases of the upper and lower digestive tract, as well as treatment of adjacent organs - liver, bile and pancreas.


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location_searchingCity: Berlin




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